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Abstract art expands its boundaries. It invades foreign territory. It merges with calligraphy and captures areas adjacent to impressionism and asemic writing. It breaks the barriers between nations and continents. First and foremost, thanks to artists who experience immediate joy from color or form, they enable the viewer to share it with them, thanks to

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The legend of the magic power of touch

The first sculptor was God, who created a clay sculpture of Adam in the image and likeness of his own. The inventor revived the statue, touching its chest. Legends about the revival of sculptures exist from ancient Greece. Everyone remembers the myth of Pygmalion. N.V. Gogol in his “Portrait” says about this same magical power

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  The exhibition represents sheets from the famous “Nordman Album”, given by I.E. Repin’s House-Museum “Penates.” The audience will get acquainted with the portraits made by Ilya E. Repin in the “Penaty” during 1905-1911. The models of the portraits are the guests of Repin’s “Penates”: V.V. Stasov, M.B.Chukovskaya, professor L.V. Sventorzhetsky, physiologist I.R.Tarkhanov, actor G.G.Ge,

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Exhibition “Teacher and students”

The word School (atelier) in combination with a proper name of an outstanding artist, for example Triscorni, Rodin, Bourdelle, Matveev, Burganov become stable terms in the art historical practice and identification marks in the spaces of national cultures. In this capacity: atelier as a school, the pledge of not only recognition of the master’s creative

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Surrealism. Russian tradition – 2017

The “Burganov House” Museum represents an unusual world of Surrealism of one of the most striking directions in art, which now draws attention, presenting vivid images, impossible combinations of an interpreted reality. The images of Russian surrealism, like the European one, are polyvalent and polysemantic. The spaces are displaced and broken. The external gets confused

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Female images in art

The exhibition presents works by A. Burganov, interpreting female image polysemantic and multifariously. Unknown, Beautiful Lady, Beloved, Wife, Mother in his works take on a special significance of characters of a magical epic. Among the most expressive works are “Soul” – portrait of a woman devoid of facial features, “Pieta” – grieving mother, “Portrait of

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